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  • Must see
    Exhibition Closing Soon

    Artists at Work 2

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Until Sun 12 Feb 2023

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Admission free

  • Course or workshop SOLD OUT

    Drawing Room | Modern Portrait

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Wed 8 Feb 2023

    5:30 - 6:45pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop SOLD OUT

    Play with Portraits

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Mon 13 - Fri 17 Feb 2023
    2–4pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop SOLD OUT

    Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | Animals and portraits

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Fri 24 Feb 2023

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Music concert SOLD OUT

    Special event | Andrew Wasylyk

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Thu 9 Mar 2023

    6:30 - 7:30pm

    £10

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop

    Visually Impaired Programme Live (in gallery) | Explorations in oil paint

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Wed 15 Mar 2023

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Special event

    Early Openings | Sensory-friendly mornings at the Portrait Gallery

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Sun 26 Mar 2023

    9 - 10am

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop

    Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | Portraits and Cinema

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Fri 28 Apr 2023

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop

    Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | From Jesters to Jewellers - James's People

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Fri 26 May 2023

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Sat 17 Jun 2023 - Sun 10 Sep 2023

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Admission free

  • Course or workshop

    Visually Impaired Programme Live (in gallery) | Prizewinning Portraits

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Wed 19 Jul 2023

    10:15am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) tour | Prizewinning Portraits

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Sat 22 Jul 2023

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop

    Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | The caricatures of Emilio Coia

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Fri 25 Aug 2023

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Course or workshop

    Gallery Social (dementia-friendly) | Prizewinning Portraits

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Fri 22 Sep 2023

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) tour | Making Space: Photographs of Architecture

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Sat 28 Oct 2023

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

    Booking essential

  • Display

    Heroes and Heroines | Idealism and Achievement in the Victorian Age

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Admission free

  • Display

    Imagining Power | The Visual Culture of the Jacobite Cause

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Admission free

  • Display

    The King’s Last Day | The Execution of Charles I

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Admission free

  • Display

    The Modern Portrait

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Admission free

  • Display

    The Remaking of Scotland | Nation, Migration, Globalisation 1760-1860

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Admission free

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The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art and aims to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public.